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Mother Daughter Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Mother Daughter

Please enjoy these Mother Daughter Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

For Astrid, no matter what challenges they go through,
they are going to face each other.
It's hard for a daughter to accept that her mother
is that selfish and that terrible.
- Alison Lohman

The gentleman had also a young daughter,
of rare goodness and sweetness of temper,
which she took from her mother, who was the best creature in the world.
- Charles Perrault

Until 1943 I received no stipend.
I was able to support myself as my mother was the daughter
of a relatively wealthy cotton manufacturer.
- Frederick Sanger

I love being a mother.
I loved being a daughter, a sister, a wife.
I love being a woman with men.
I love having given birth.
- Jessica Lange

 

My mother was a Northern woman, daughter of Hon.
John Sergeant, a distinguished lawyer,
and for many years representative in Congress from Philadelphia.
- John Sergeant Wise

Once upon a time there was a widow who had two daughters.
The elder was so much like her, both in looks and character,
that whoever saw the daughter saw the mother.
- Charles Perrault

The English was really my mother, it was never me.
Being the daughter of my father, I always felt very French.
- Charlotte Gainsbourg

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I keep seeing myself in my daughter,
and I see my mother in me and in her.
Bloody hell.
- Julie Walters

My mother has never been involved in my professional life.
I am very close to my mother but we keep it on a mother-daughter
basis and not a work-related basis.
- Sheena Easton

Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy
the mad daughter of a wise mother.
These daughters have too long dominated the earth.
- Voltaire

My daughter teases me once in a while saying,
Remember when you used to be my mother and you had black hair?
- Loni Anderson

I hated to read.
My mother could not get me to read.
I'm going through the same thing with my daughter now.
I love to read now, but I don't remember reading.
- Dorothy Hamill

My mother's passion for something more,
to write a different destiny for a dirt-poor farmer's daughter,
was to shape my entire life.
- Faye Dunaway

The mother-daughter relationship is the most complex.
- Wynonna Judd

A fluent tongue is the only thing a mother don't like
her daughter to resemble her in.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

You think about child abuse and you think of a father
viciously attacking a daughter or a son,
but in my family it was my mother.
My mother, I would say, was a...
very brutal disciplinarian.
- Lynn Johnston

The mother must socialize her daughter to become subordinate to men,
and if her daughter challenges patriarchal norms,
the mother is likely to defend the patriarchal structures
against her own daughters.
- Carol P. Christ

When a mother quarrels with a daughter,
she has a double dose of unhappiness hers from the conflict,
and empathy with her daughter's from the conflict with her.
Throughout her life a mother retains this special need
to maintain a good relationship with her daughter.
- Terri Apter

I am less selfish.
But I am more insistent on being part of the creative experience.
I find I am a better mother, lover and wife when I am writing.
When my daughter was small I wasn't writing as much and I didn't miss it.
- Helen Slater

My mother was a professional sick person;
she took a lot of pain pills.
There are many people like that.
It's just how they are used to getting attention.
I always remember she's the daughter of alcoholics
who'd leave her alone at Christmas time.
- Jim Carrey

One of the oddities about being Judy Garland's daughter
was that everyone treated my mother with such awe that
they would never have asked me the normal questions
kids get about their moms.
- Lorna Luft

I'm a woman, a mother, a daughter, a sister.
I'm a real person operating in the world.
For me to discuss the most private thing feels wrong.
It feels like I'm betraying myself and my children.
- Nicole Kidman

They wrapped her up like a baby burrito to show to Mom.
Here were a mother and her daughter and I love them both so much.
I couldn't wait for Courtney to come to the hospital
so I could have all my women together.
- Al Roker

You've got a movie where the pro-choice family gives
their daughter no choice.
The pro-life family murders.
What seems to be the good mother, the kind of hippie painter,
sweet and cute mother has no love for her daughter really.
- Ellen Barkin

It was so satisfying for me - a great reward,
just to see it done well.
And it was beautifully directed by my daughter Susan Riskin.
Imagine, a play about my mother directed by my daughter?!
- Fay Wray

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss
at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
- Honore de Balzac

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

The girl of my dreams is my mother's shadow,
cast upon the distant movie screen of my future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A mother is not a person to lean on,
but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

There was never a child so lovely
but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a nurturing mother,
when you just remember to say "thank you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
- Abraham Lincoln

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

I think, at a child's birth,
if a mother could ask a fairy godmother
to endow it with the most useful gift,
that gift should be curiosity.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Mother's love grows by giving.
- Charles Lamb

A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
- Emily Dickinson

I have found the paradox,
that if you love until it hurts,
there can be no more hurt, only more love.
- Mother Teresa

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor.
Do you know your next door neighbor?
- Mother Teresa

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
- Mother Teresa

Love is a fruit in season at all times,
and within reach of every hand.
- Mother Teresa

Every time you smile at someone,
it is an action of love,
a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
- Mother Teresa

Necessity is the mother of invention.
- Proverb

One of the greatest cause of unhappiness -
perhaps even the only cause of unhappiness - is comparison.
I remember as a young child hearing my mother say,
"Comparisons are odious."
That is one of the oldest sayings in the English language,
and one of the most important.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort,
and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The hunger for love is
much more difficult to remove
than the hunger for bread.
- Mother Teresa

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
- Mother Teresa

God Loves an Open Mind, Clean Hands, and a Loving Heart.
So does Your Mother.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)

Good works are links that form a chain of love.
- Mother Teresa

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do...
but how much love we put in that action.
- Mother Teresa

If you want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not think that love,
in order to be genuine,
has to be extraordinary.
What we need is to love without getting tired.
- Mother Teresa

If we want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

We can do no great things,
only small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

Intense love does not measure, it just gives.
- Mother Teresa

It is not the magnitude of our actions
but the amount of love
that is put into them that matters.
- Mother Teresa

In this life we cannot do great things.
We can only do small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

Spread love everywhere you go.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
- Mother Teresa

What can you do to promote world peace?
Go home and love your family.
- Mother Teresa

I've said it before, but it's absolutely true:
My mother gave me my drive,
but my father gave me my dreams.
Thanks to him, I could see a future.
- Liza Minelli

Give the world the best you have
and it may never be enough.
Give the world your best anyway.
- Mother Teresa

I got to grow up with a mother who taught me to believe in me.
- Antonio Villaraigosa

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody,
I think that is a much greater hunger,
a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
- Mother Teresa

Both my mother and father were very supportive of any
career move any of us wanted to make.
- James Gandolfini

The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for
thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers.
The original meal has never been found.
- Calvin Trillin

There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing.
- Billy Sunday

I am truly my mother's son.
- David Geffen


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